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Goose13

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While it is defiantly nice to get very accurate costings for such a large number of projects it is a bit of a shame that some alternatives to proposals such as Geelong fast rail, (ie sunshine to scs t ...

[quote=bevans]Wikipedia reports the bridge being at [url=https://maps.google.com/maps?ll=47.95,132.66&q=47.95,132.66&hl=en&t=m&z=11]https://maps.google.com/maps?ll=47.95,132.66&q=47.95,132.66&hl=en&t= ...

[quote=historian][quote]Found this on the LXRA website.

[quote]We're closing the level crossing at Progress Street, Dandenong South.

There have been five near misses at this crossing since 2012. ...

THE LEVEL CROSSING REMOVALS MUST FLOW

Something I've always wondered being a local with a hypothetical mm2 was whether you could remove the Heildburg road bridge entirely, have hurstbridge above at normal skyrail height, (assuming no issu ...

Another solution could be boom gates dropping down ahead of the bridge if any truck over the height limit gets near it...
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Honestly at this point the CBR of something that would ot ...

I'm sure most have already seen the new render but for those that have not:

https://transport.vic.gov.au/-/media/xtrapolis-2.png?h=305&w=500&la=en&hash=D2881DE3B73DC9B489B8EC20ABBF47D2

From: ht ...

Posted 18 Apr 2021 10:52 in Melbourne suburban by Goose13

Lets not get too hyperbolic, there is still immense benefit in the removal. Not having another hour added to my commute because someone drove onto the tracks at reservoir has immensely improved the Me ...

[quote=Rossco T][quote]Pre upgrade train noise of a night was easily audible 1-2 km away. Elevate the track over the houses level would make that worse.[/quote]

Don't think that is necessarily the ca ...

[quote=Djebel]So why start with 7 carriages? If they have to add a few extra carriages anyway when MM1 opens then why not just run 6 cars in the interim and avoid all the hassle 7 carruages has cause ...

smeg Im just here for trains man. I get politics has huge amount of relavence and I can understand discussions around policy/funding or choice of project but ffs that does not mean we need to dwell on ...

[quote=Lockie91][quote][quote]It is an exiting project but concerned the loop will not access Chadstone Shopping Centre?[/quote]Nope.

Chadstone is best served as an extension of the Alamein Line an ...

Posted 18 Aug 2020 17:42 in Melbourne suburban by Goose13

Interesting Re: Clifton Hill, given not much has been heard from the level crossing removal authority since January on the:

"Signalling and track upgrades will be undertaken at the Clifton Hill ju ...

[color=#111111][size=2][font=Verdana, sans-serif]The inquiry into its future has had some good points raised: IE lack of data collected on ftz users. I would agree with NSWGR8022 in that if it is to c ...

[url=https://rodbarton.com.au/update-rowville-rail-options/]https://rodbarton.com.au/update-rowville-rail-options/

For what it is worth according to Mr Barton Rowville rail is being held off until ...

[quote=skitz]It would be interesting to see if the level of migrant drivers has an influence here. The issue I highlight is a migrant can come here and show a licence from overseas and have it honour ...

[url=https://transport.vic.gov.au/our-transport-future/our-projects/new-and-upgraded-trains-and-trams/new-train-and-tram-orders#VlocityNE]https://transport.vic.gov.au/our-transport-future/our-projects ...

[quote=Carnot]The Overland probably has a future. A great initiative by Scomo:

[url=https://www.railpage.com.au/news/s/scott-morrison-announces-national-passenger-rail-proposal-for-australia]https:/ ...

[quote=djf01]If they don't have a drivers licence, they can put an L on their window. [/quote][color=#111111][size=2][font=Verdana, sans-serif]Yes, fantastic idea, nothing at all can possibly go wrong ...

If you do close public transport what alternative do you offer to essential personal that rely on it?

For peeps intrested in the actual submission:

For what its worth its still zoned as parkland:

Only other info not from wikipedia I could find on this section  ...

Posted 29 Feb 2020 11:49 in Melbourne suburban by Goose13

https://levelcrossings.vic.gov.au/media/publications/hurstbridge-line-upgrade-stage-2-community-update-january-2020

Upgrades to the junction at clifton hill have survived scoping it seems, will be  ...

I'd imagine the standard operatus of "passive provisioning" will at least occur (E.g. Ormond to Bentleigh) Unless there are huge  ...

I suspect either the track obstruction or the oiling of the bike path and subsequent  filming....

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